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GONE UP IN SMOKE. A Very Lively Blaze in Lower Town Yesterday Afternoon. A Mammoth Warehouse With All Its Contents Con sumed. The Loss Approximating $135,000; More Than Half Insured. The alarm of fire from box No. 20 at 2:20 o'clock yesterday afternoon called upon the fire department to wrestle with by far the most disastrous conflagration that has taken place in St. Pan! during the present winter, noted for the great number of large and de structive fires. The alarm was turned in from the corner of Pine and Prince streets, and the occasion was tbe discovery of ilames in the four story building corner of Third and Broadway Btreets. The west end of the building was occupied by Mast, Buford, Barwell A: Co., dealers in ag; ricultural implements, the west and center of the structure being occupied by the office of the St. Paul Harvester works, the stove concern of Brand & Co., and the store rooms "f Glidden, Griggs 6c Co., the whole sale grocers, the latter linn also having a large stock of goods stored in the basement. THE ORIGIN. The origin of the lire is a mystery, but it was first discovered by Owen Reddington, the private, watchman of the St. Paul, Minne apolis 6c Manitoba Railroad com pany, who turned in the alarm. The department responded promptly enough, but the old difficulty was experienced of pro curing sufficient water supply, the plugs being too far away in most instances to be of much service, while some of the mains were found to be frozen. The excitement duringthe fire was intense, and had it occurred duringthe nighttime the illumination would have been magnificent. The building, an immense structure, covered ou the outside with sheet iron and supposed to have been lire-proof, burned like a bomb, and no department or apparatus on earth could have stayed its progress. Im mense clouds of smoke lifted over the burn ing mas-, and at one time it was not safe to be within a block of the fire, so intense was the heat. In less than thirty minutes alter the alarm had been sounded the east end of the building fell in. This episode was pre ceded by an explosion, supposed to have emanated from a gas engine employed to run the elevator. The shock was very pro nounced, and caused great consternation in the crowd, which did not stand upon the or der Of its going. The department directed its efforts to saving the west end of the building, but it was soon apparent that the .task was hopeless. The lire spread as if fed on powder, and the entire structure was soon a mass of Ilames. About an hour after the tire started the west end of the building fell in with a loud crash, uid several persons In the vicinity had a narrow escape from death. The rather stiff westerly wind that prevail ed, blew the Ilames in the direction of the Northern Pacific general offices, and it was feared that the lire would communicate to this building. A shower of live embers fell on the roof and they caught in several places, but soon died out. The long freight house of the Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad company, situated opposite the building, was also threatened, but luckily the Ilames did not communicate. The ilames did communicate, however, to the oal sheds of Pugh & Co., and consider able damage was done in this direction. When the tire first started Chief Black ordered extension ladders put up, and when the building fell in, one of these was buried in the debris. It was feared at onetime that the three story brick building occupied by Russell 6c Co., opposite the westerly end of the build ing, would have to go, and it caught at least a half dozen times. This building, however, was saved, but it was damaged to the extent of nearly SI,OOO. The fire burned fiercely for at least two hours, by which time nothing remained of the stately building but a mass of ruins. LOSS AND rSSTJEAXCE. The building was owned by Messrs. Griggs it Foster. It was erected about two years ago at a cost of $25,000. Iv dimensions it was four stories in height and it was 200x80 feet in size. It was, of course, a total loss: The Insurance is about $20,000, of which the agency of M.'D. Miller & Co. placed the following: On building of Griggs & Foster— Farragnt 51,500 Lun:; Island 3,000 Buffalo German U,OOO Boatman Fire & .Marine, of Pittsburg.... 2,000 State, of Dcs Moines 3,500 Sterling, of New York 1,500 Manufacturing & Builders 1,000 Mechanics', of Brooklyn 1,500 Concordia, Milwaukee 1,000 §15,000 Prince & Shandrew agency— Liverpool, London & Globe 2,500 $17,500 The agency of Siebold, Haas & Fowler, have SI,OOO in the Concordia, of Milwaukee, on the building, and§2,soo in the Milwaukee and Mechanics, on the stock of Brand 6c Co. The firm of Gisddeu, Griggs 6c Co., whole sale grocers, had stock in the basement valued at S2. r.,000. This was insured for $10,000 in com panies represented by Prince 6c Shandrew, as follows: Continental, N. T $2,500 Glens Falls, N. V 2,500 American, of Newark 2,500 Korwick Union 2,500 $10,000 The agency of S. S. Eaton carried $10,000 insurance, as follows: Queen's $2,500 Phenix 2,500 Imperial 2,500 Loudon, Liverpool & Globe 2,500 JIAST. ECFOKD, BUK WELL & CO. The loss of the above named firm, who carried a heavy stock of farm machinery, is estimated at SbO.ooo. Their stock was total ly destroyed, and will it be some time before it can be replaced, as they are only a branch house of the manu factory at Rock Island. Of the insurance Mr. Geo. W. Lamson placed $23,500 as follows: American Fire of Ohio $5,000 Fire Association of Ohio, 10,000 Williamsburg City of N. V (5,000 Transatlantic of Uermauy 2,500 $23,500 The agency of S. S. Eaton carried $10,500 on the stock of this firm, placed as follows: INorth American $2,500 Phccnix 2,500 Royal '. 2,500 Pennsylvania 2*,500 $10,000 Springfield (office furniture and fixtures).. 500 BRAND & CO. The stock of this firm was considered low, aud it is thought their loss will fall short of $15,000. They are insured in companies represented by the St. Paul Fire & Marine agency, as follows: American Central, of St. Louis $2,500 Ihhienix, of London 2,500 The agency of Siebold, Haas & Fowler carry $2,500 on stock in the Milwaukee and Mechanics. ST. PAUL HARVESTER WORKS. The loss of this firm Is almost entirely on office furniture and fixtures, and it is thought to not exceed $1,000 or $1,500. On this there is a policy in the German i American for $3,000. placed by the St. Paul Fire 6c Marine agency. VARIOUS. The building occupied by Russell & Co., damaged as stated, is insured for $15,000 in the Pbumix, of London. Manager Goldschmidt, for Brand & Co., who occupied rooms in the building, suffers a loss of from §1,000 to $1,500 on furniture. He is insured for $1,000 in the Traders'. E. Ulrici, who had furniture stored in the building,loses all of $1,000. He is insured in the St. Paul Fire und Marine for $500. Messrs. Fernald 6c Wheeler, furniture dealers of Jackson street, had a quantity of furniture stored in the building, valued at over $2,000. They are insured for $1,500 in the Royal of Loudon. The loss of Pugh 6c Co., coal dealers, is not over $1,000, and they are fully insured. The Hinman Sleigh company, of St. Paul, had considerable stock stored in the build ing, but their exact loss is not known. They are insured for $1,000 in the Lancashire, of England. GOULD AND GOLD. "Rigolo's" Review of the Operations Among the Operators-The Wheat Ileal. ■ | Special Telegram to the Globe.] New York. Feb. 24.—1n its Wall street column the. Sun will say to-morrow: Gould and gold are now the watch-words of Wall street. The bulls want to know what Gould is doing; the bears want to know how much gold is going to be shipped to Europe. As a matter of course neither get at the facts in time to make money. Gould was unques tionably buying stocks four or five weeks ago but it is quite as certain that he is selling them now as fast as he can do so without breaking the market. His able lieutenant, Mr. .Sam Mills, does a tremenduous amount of'washlng," taking one stock after another and putting prices up upon the few bears who are still left in existence. Under the protection of one stock handled by him the rest of the market is steadily sold by other houses without causing a break. Union Pa cific, St. Paul and Delaware 6c Lackawanna were taken in turn, one alter the other, and since Thursday the played out Reading has been made the trump card. How long this kind of game will last depends entirely upon the amount of money which Mr. Gould and Mr. Vanderbilt are willing to risk. It is utterly useless for anybody to attempt to light against this combined strength, and the big gest bears, like Cammack, Traverse, Carver, French and the whole of the so-called Twenty-third street party have retired from the contest. Some of them are even suspect ed of having joined the bull ranks. Mr. W. R. Traverse, at all events, is said to have bought some dividend paying stocks, but he pleads as an extenuating circumstance that he did so "only for a little turn." Be it as it may, it is certain that when the silling begins it will be the big gest sale ever seen. The export of gold so far did not amount to anything, but that a great deal of gold must go is be yond doubt. Not only the balance of trade and the rate of exchange commands expor tation of coin, but the fact that money rules 4 per cent in Loudon, against 1% per cent, here, causes big blocks of American secu rities to come back to bo carried at a lower rate of interest here than they can be carried abroad. Mr. Dwight, the ex-president of the Chi cago board of trade, was in this city on Washington's birthday, and says that outside of a mere score he did not see any power strong enough to keep the price of wheat upon its present level. He did not anticipate any foreign demand before another drop of 8 or 10c per bushel. Mr. E. H. Livermore, formerly president of the New York produce exchange, ex pressed similar views recently. The open ing of the Black sea and Baltic navigation in a few weeks will probably glut the already overstocked European markets. As a matter of course the drop in wheat dragged down the price of all the other cereals and of pro visions too. But the smartest Chicago dealers predict higher prices for corn,pork and lard. They say that hogs are scarce and thin, and that there is but very little "grading" corn in sight. The shortness of the crop was not sufficient in itself to put prices much above the present figures, but the. qual ity of most of the corn is so low this year that it has to be fed out right away, because the advent of warm weather will make it en tirely unlit for any use. Arguing from these premises they predict 70 cents for com be fore midsummer. TWO STRINGS TO HIS BOW. Carter Harrison Scheming: for the Vice Presidency, in Default of which He Would be Governor. [Special Telegram to the Globe.J Chicago, Feb. 24.—The Tribune has the following special from Washington: Carter Harrison has a new ambition. The discovery of this fact by the Illinois Democrats has not tended to increase the harmony among them. Carter Harrison did very much more when here than to extend the hospitalities of the city to the convention and to offer to chalk the hats of the national committee men. He consulted with some persons, whom he thought were confidential friends, as to the expediency of endeavoring to secure the Democratic nomination for vice president, and these confidential Democratic friends have asked Morrison what he thinks about it. He does not think well of it. The fact that Carter Harrison, who the old Tilden crowd say never had been known as a stalwart Tilden man, in his ad dress to the national committee yesterday, stated that Tilden was Illinois' only candid ate, and if he would not run that Illinois had no candidate, but was for the field, was re ceived with hot indignation by Morrison's friends when they heard it, for they say they have in their possession a letter written re cently by Carter Harrison to some one in the state, in which he declared that he favors the nomination of Morrison for president. Accordingly they fail to see how it could be that Illinois would have no candidate. The mystery was not revealed to them until Harrison's confi dences were whispered about this morning. Carter's plan as revealed here, is this: He desires that the Democratic party in Illinois shall hold two state conventions—one to elect delegates to the national convention and the second to nominate the state ticket, and that the second shall he held after July 8, the day of the meeting of the national convention. Carter Harrison has told John Oberly, of the state central committee, that he would not accept the nomination for governor unless they could have two conventions. His purpose is to try his chances for the vice presidency at the national convention. The mayor's ambition has that extent. It is not a pro gramme which commends itself to the Mor rison men. One of them very earnestly de clined. Carter Harrison cannot play with the Democracy in that way and he Mill not be a candidate for goveanor either and if any man receives any recognition at the national convention it will be Bill Morrison as the presidential nominate. \ / ST. PAUL, MIXX..MOXDAY, MORNING, FEBRUARY 25, 1884. WASHINGTON. A Bill to be Introduced for a Military Preparatory School at West Point. Consideration of Bismarck's Reply to the OchiltreeiEesolutions—The.Hewitt- West Matter. [Special Telegram to the Glohe.] Washington, Feb. 24.—There is a pros pect that the house will be treated this week to a pair of episodes, as Artemus "Ward re marked to his twins. Speaker Carlisle will probably receive Bismarck's comments on the Lasker resolution in .two or three days and then the house will have an opportunity to make some comments on the German ' chancellor. This Bismarck communication might be laid on the table as a summary way of expressing contempt for it, but as this would look to the public like swallowing the insult. The communication will probably be referred to the foreign affairs committee and the committee, it is anticipated, will report a resolution setting forth that the Ochiltree resolution was not addressed to Bismarck, but to the reiehstag. One member remarked sarcastically, that the proper thing for the members of the house to do when the com munication was presented, was to retire to the innermost recesses of their abodes and then and there, individually and earnestly "kick themselves." "Tom Ochiltree," said another member, "is in an eastasy of delight over the notoriety he has achieved by means of Bismarck's re ply. The fact thatßismarck lies returned the Lasker resolutions through the German min ister here Instead of through the American minister in Berlin, is explained by a gentle man conversant with diplomatic usage to be entirely regular and no slight to Mr. Sar gent. TIIE HEWITT-WEST AFFAIR. The Hewitt West affair is by no means over. Iv fact all that has been done is sim ply preliminary. The house foreign affairs committee was simply instructed to find out what kind of dispatches .Mr. West sent his government. Not being able to serve a sub puL-na duces te cum upon either Mr. West or Lord Granville, the committee will ascertain nothing, and so report. But when the com mittee doesreport there are promises of lively talk in the house. The colloquy between Mr. Hewitt and Mr. Belmont will come out and the letter from Mr. West to Mr. Hewitt will be read. This letter is in the possession of the foreign affair committee. The letter is the result of several conferences between West and Hewitt, aud experiments were tried before a draft of a letter was finally agreed upon as answering the purpose This one admits being read between the lines by persons who are not gifted with second sight or 'supernatural powers. It required much skill to compose v letter that should make it appear that the day after the Hewitt resolutions was adopted, Mr. Hewitt called on West for the purpose of impressing on him the injustice of his government, ac cording to the request of the house. Mr. Hewitt had such a visit with West, and how Lord Vernon came to have so good a time while Hewitt was lecturing the British lion through his representative is not known. In spite of Hewitt's backwardness thus far, It is still repeated that the report of the committee will compel Hewitt to make an explanation to the House, and if he does not, the debate which the report of the foreign affairs com mittee will make, will be pretty certain to end in taking steps to investigate Mr. Hewitt him self. [Western Associated Press.] Washington-, Feb. 24. —In the house of representatives two important measures, the pleuro-pneumonia bill and the naval ap propriation bill, the discussion of which was entered upon in committee of the whole two or three weeks ago, still await final ac tion. One or both will, it is believed, be passed during the present week. These measures out of the way, the bill for the re lief of American shipping, which is next in point of importance before the committee of the whole, may be taken up for considera tion. Only one of thirteen regular annual appropriation bills, that for the military academy, has yet been acted upon by the house. During the week the committee on foreign affairs will report adversely Repre sentative Brumm's resolution relative to Hewitt's visit to Minister West. It is under stood he will make a statement before the house when the resolution is reported. THE BANKING BILL. In the senate the bill to provide for the construction of additional steel cruisers for the navy has been made the special order for Monday at 2 o'clock. Inasmuch, however, as the banking bill was not disposed of last week, the special order will doubtless be set aside temporarily. It was supposed the dis cussion of the banking bill would be con cluded last Thursday, and it appeared on ad journment that it had nearly run its course. It is not improbable, however, that the effect of a rest for three days may manifest itself in a renewal of efforts to amend the meas ure, and that the debate may run along sev al days. A MILITARY PREPARATORY SCHOOL. Representative Belford will to-morrow in troduce in the house a bill authorizing the secretary of war to establish at West Point a preparatory school for training candidates for admission to the military academy. It provides for the appointment of candidates in the same manner as cadets are now ap pointed and for the erection of a suitable building in the vicinity of West Point for a preparatory school at a cost of not exceeding $200,000. Candidates are to be examined by proper boards in the district where they reside, and not subjected to further prelimi nary examination by officers of the military academy. Candidates admitted shall have the same pay allowed cadets and the secretary of war is authorized to detail instructors for the institution. MISCELLANEOUS. Friends of the bill providing for the exten sion of the bonded whisky period will make an effort to have that measure considered this week. Eulogies on late Representative Haskell will be delivered on Thursday. Members of the ways and means com mittee say they win have the tariff hill pre pared so it may be reported to the house within ten days. FOKEIGtf XOTES. THE LASKER RESOLUTION. Berlin, Feb. 24.—The Deutsche. TagUatt, commenting on the Lasker incident, says the Americans themselves attributed no im portance to the resolution of condolence, and only about a dozen members of the house of representatives were acquainted with the tenor of the resolution. THE BLENHEIM GALLERY. London, Feb. 24.—The report of the sale of the Blenheim palace pictures to the Ber lin museum is premature. Under the heir looms act it will be necessary to obtain the consent of the high court of chancery before a sale can be effected. THE GOVERNORSHIP OP TURKESTAN. St. Petersburg, Feb. 24.—The czar has offered Gen. Ignatieff the civil governorship of Turkestan, with charge of the administra tion of all the central Asiatic provinces. His Manly Bosom Stirred. Emotional acting on the part of a man is not consistent with a fashionable dress suit I 1 Mr. Mantell, telling his story in Fedora, has the greatest difficulty in keeping his stiff shirt bosom within the limits of his low cut vest. When he turns away from the audi ence it is not to act grief. It is to smooth down and fix dis hisplaced linen. INSIDE HISTORY. Some Peculiar Facts About the Work ings of the National Demo cratic Committee. How the Southern Members Failed to Keep Faith—Analysis of the Vote. [Special Telegram to the Globe. | "Washington", Feb. '24. —What purports to he the "inside history"' of the recent campaign to secure the national Democratic conven tion for Chicago, was given to-day by a gentleman whose word cannot be questioned and whose position enabled him to obtain facts that wen; known only to a favored few. It sheds considerable light on the duplicity practiced by certain politi cians from the south, and furnishes an explanation for the confidence and bragga docios of the St. Louis men. Gen. Singleton came here a month ago, and set resolutely at work creating a senti ment in favor of Chicago. He visited even senator and congressman who was consid ered able to influence one member of the committee. The six votes of the northwest, including Illinois, were supposed to be safe for Chicago. The New England and middle states were regarded as friendly to Saratoga. The south, therefore, with it- seventeen votes was the section from which Chicago expected to draw sufficient strength, together with the unpledged vote of the north, to control the twenty votes necessary to a choice. Gen. Singleton's efforts therefore were directed particularly among the south ern senators, many of whom where his Inti mate and lifelong friends. Excepting Mis souri aud one or two others he received assurance* that sat isfied him that at least twelve votes, south of Mason ami Dixon's line, were safe for Chicago. These promises were iterated aud reiterated up to the very hour the com mittee met. Analysis' of the vote shows that but five of them, Virginia, South Caroli na, Maryland, Georgia and Florida respected their pledge. Louisville received three votes, two of which were the votes of the Kentucky members and Pat. Kellj, of Miunesota, a staunch friend of Chicago, but who cast a complimentary vote for Louis ville, with the understanding that on the second ballot they should both vote for Chi cago. On the third ballot the Louisville man voted squarely for St. Louis. Gen. Single ton had all along counted upon from twenty one to twenty-three to vote for Chicago on the first ballot, and this was the condition of affairs when the Chicago delegation ar rived. It was then discovered that many of the southern people were playing fast and loose with both the principal contestants. A fur ther investigation showed that they were real ly in sympathy with St. Louis, and that city would receive their support. Outwardly they were loyal to Chicago. It was next discover ed that Mr. Morrison secretly favored St. Louis, although it does not appear that he threw any obstacle? to the way of Chicago. But it began to be whispered about that send ing the convention to St. Louis meant the packing of the galleries in Morrison's in terest. Some of the Morrison men claimed that the Kentucky delegation could easily be made solid iv his favor, and that the same might be said of Missouri and Ar kansas. This with the full vote of Illinois would give him a good scud off. Mr. Ran dall called on a member of the Illinois dele gation and asked if these rumors were true. Being satisfied that they were, he heldahasty consultation with Mr. Barnum and dis patched several telegrams to Mr. Flower, of New York. The result was that the vote of Pennsylvania intended originally for Saratoga, was cast for Chicago. Mr. Flower dispatched an agent here on receipt of Randall's telegram, and two other votes which the Chicago men never counted on were added to their strength. On the second ballot Mr. Barnum voted for Chicago also. Iv this way the defection of the southern members was offset, and start ing in with fifteen votes the Chicago men gained steadily, until the third ballot decided the contest in their favor. Foot Race. New Orleans, Feb. 24.—The foot race at the fair grounds this evening, between Kittleman, of Kansas, and Johnson, of Pennsylvania, 125 yards for §2,500 a side, was won by the former; time 123^ seconds. Fast Time. New Orleans, Feb. 24.—The special train over the Louisville & Nrshvillc railroad, which left Cincinnati at 9 o'clock yesterday forenoon, arrived here at 1:15 this afternoon. This is the fastest long distance haul ever made south. The special train with carnival visitors from Cincinnati by the Northeastern railroad, due this afternoon will not arrive until after midnight. COSTUMES. SB ail Man* EMPORIUM, 10 West Third street, St. Paul. I respectfully invite the attention of ladies and gentlemen to my large, most complete and ele gant stock of new Masquerade Costumes, for balls, parties, theatrical performances, old folks' concerts, tableaus, &c. Masks at wholesale. Country parties, send for list and prices. P. J. GIESEN. CLOTHIERS. We have more goods suited to the needs of the Workingmen than any house in Minnesota. We want all the Workingmen in St. Paul to trade with us, and can and will save them money on every dollar they leave with us. We sell a good JEAN PANT for 75c; a good Working SHIRT for 50c; Sweet Orr's OVER ALLS tor 75c; a good common OVERALL for 50c, and will surely save you a days wages on one suit of clothes, Workingmen: Remember we guarantee to sell you goods at less prices than any store in Minnesota. COME AND SEE. BOSTONone-PrioeCLOiIINGHODSE Cor. Third and Robert Streets, St. Paul MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. The Best, Largest & Most Varied Stock of PIANOS, ORGANS AND Musical Merchandise, IN THE NORTHWEST. We guarantee lower prices, easier terms and better goods than any small dealer can possibly oiler. TBY LS. 148 & 150 East Third St. AMUSEMENTS. Grand Opera House! L. N. SCOTT, Manager. A Season of 3 Nights, Commencing Monday, February 25th, Wednesday Matinee, 2 P. 91. Will be signalized by the appearance of th* World-Renowned Artist, FRANK Mil I I HANK FJtANK j If | fl I jl IKINK SUPERIOR ERmiiUOTPJiY! In the Idvlic Romance, l! CROCKETT!! (THE EI'EUGREEn PLAY.) Presented with Special New Scenery under the management of MR. SHERIDAN CORBYN. Seats now on sale. Prices, $1, Tsc, 50c and 25c. Grand Opera House! L. N. SCOTT, Manage!-.. % Mgiits& Saturday Matinee! COMMENCING Thursday, February 28. AND THE Kate Claxton Company IN TIIE SEA OF ICE! A car load of scenery and mechanical eff-cts. Prices §1, 75c, 50c, and2sc. Salts of seats com mences Wednesday, v a. m. Aiial Cramll AND Sutaioi ftp rA, OF THE GERMAN SOCIETY, ATHENAEUM. Monday Evening', Feb. 25,84. SEIBEET'S GRAND ORCHESTRA. NOVELTY! ELEGANCEt SUPERIORITY! In Every Feature ! Positively no admittance to the floor except to subscribers in full mask. Subscription lists now open with Messrs. P. Thauuald, Paul Faber, Frank Werner, J. C. Kahlert, P. J. Giesen, Platte <fc Stein, Walter & Dreher, Mrs. Herwegen, aud with soliciting committee. TICKETS—for gentlemen, St: ladies, 50 cents. Tickets to gallery, 50 cents each. Reserved seats, 25 cents extra, on sale at J. Zahonyl'fl music store and at the door. 52-50 WMaspeMeßal GIVEN BY THE FIRST REGIMENTiL BAM), AT TURNER HALL, OX Monflay Eraii, Fell. 25. Tickets admitting lady and gentleman, Si.oo. All are invited. 55-50 DRY GOODS. __— OF THE GMIE.AT $11,000 Assignment Sale OF THE E R MANN STOCK OF 422 Wataliaw Street, HAY, FEBRUARY 25! Will be a Gala Day for Bargains. A treraen clous cut will be made in the price of rLANNtLy. Grey Flannels. Re j Flannels. Bine Flannels. Check Flannels. Black Flannels. Ojera Flannels. Lite Flannels. S. K. Wilson Chects. LA PORTE FLANNELS, CANTON FLANNELS, DRESS FLANNELS, EMBROIDERED FLANNELS. | BEAVERS, U Cassimers, U Cassimers, (MKIM, LADIES CLOTHS, Hale & Frost's Repellants, Etc., Etc., At less than the same goods can be purchased by any dealer in the country. Every article in the house a specialty, and an undeniable bar gain. The people are realizing the fact that competition in prices is suicidal to those who undertake it. They are given the benefit of prices that could be given in no other way save through failure in business. The creditors are the sufferers, and the people are the gainers thereby. Every article has been marked at a price that will surely sell them. Ii Sis id File Dress Cools We show prices that have never been equaled in the history of the city. Come early and be convinced. P. T. KAVANAGH, AUOTIONEEB. XO. 56.